Was born in Essen. In addition to activity as a theater painter, she studied stage and costume design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach. She has worked as a freelance designer since 1996. She has collaborated with directors such as Calixto Bieito (Frankfurt Opera), Immo Karaman (Oper Leipzig, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Finnish National Opera Helsinki, Saarbrücken State Theater, Gärtnerplatz Theater Munich, Opera House Dortmund, Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Opéra di Dijon), Rosamund Gilmore (Bremen Theater, Staatstheater Nürnberg, Gärtnerplatz Theater Munich, Landestheater Linz, Bregenz Festival), Guy Joosten (Stadttheater Bern, Opera Copenhagen), Gabriele Rech (De Vlaamse Opera Antwerp/Ghent, Opera Graz, DNT Weimar), Aron Stiehl (Saarbrücken State Theater). She has also collaborated with Leander Haußmann and Uwe Dag Berlin (Schauspielhaus Bochum). In addition, she has been active as a teacher, including at the Folkwang-Hochschule Essen in 1997, 2002 and at the opera studio Vlaanderen/Ghent in 2002. Her costumes have been seen at the Oper Leipzig in the 2008/09 season in La Rondine. Her costumes for the production of Der Ring des Nibelungen have appeared at the Oper Leipzig since the 2012/13 season.